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What magazines are available on the topic of magic?

Magic Magazines II

KRYPTS QUARTERLY CRIER
c/o David Zver
89 West Broad St.
Bethehem, PA 18018
4 issues per year, 16 pages per issue.
Specializes in Bizarre, New Age, Occult presentations.

LINKING RING
The monthly magazine of the International Brotherhood of Magicians
PO Box 192090
St. Lousis MO 63119-9998
Tele: (314) 351-7677
Fax: (314) 353-4771

MAGIC - AN INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS
Circulation Office
7380 S. Eastern Ave.
Suite #124-179
Las Vegas, NV 89123 USA
Tel: (702) 798-4893
Fax: (702) 798-0220
E-mail: subscriptions@magic-mag.com
12 issues per year
www.magic-mag.com

Monthly colour magazine with columns by Paul Gertner (performance tips), Richard Kaufman (editor of the magic section), and reviews by Mike Weber. Varied and interesting articles

MAGICOL
David Meyers
PO BOX 427
Glenwood, ILL 60425
The quarterly publication of the Magic Collectors Association. For information on joining write to:
David Meyers
PO Box 427
Glenwood, Ill, 60425.

MAGIC COLLECTOR'S BULLETIN
George Daily's Magacana for Collectors
3778 Cayuga Lane
York, PA 17402
(717) 757-3098

THE MAGIC MENU
21 Noe Place
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
(203) 729-4278
Six issues per year
A bi-monthly journal for professional restaurant and bar magicians published by Jim Sisti magicmenu@aol.com (MagicMenu).

THE MINOTAUR
P.O. Box 470025
Broadview Hts. Oh 44147
4-5 issues per year
Dan Harlan's magazine . Reputed to be one of the best close up magazines

M. U. M. (monthly magazine)
Richard Blowers, National Administrator
P.O. Box 510260
St. Louis, MO 63151
(314) 846-5659

THE NEW INVOCATION
(Edited by Docc Hilford)
PO Box 17163
Phoenix, AZ 85011
12 issues per year but published irregularly. Specializes in Bizarre, New Age, Occult presentations. 12 pages per issue.

PRECURSOR: A MAGAZINE OF INNOVATION
Unikorn magic
2215 Mytle St.
Erie, PA 16502
Edited by Bill Miesel
3 issues a year. Mostly advanced card work.

SYZYGY
2901 N. 55th Avenue
Phoenix,AZ 85031-3301.
Internet - LeeE7@aol.com
A monthly publication for mentalists, published by Lee Earle. Effects and routines by the real workers, simply the best.

THE TRAPDOOR
Steven L. Beam
Trapdoor Productions
407 Carrington Drive
Knightdale, NC 27545
(919) 266-7900
5 issues a year
Excellent artwork and Humor, Closeup

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